Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels

Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels
4.8
/ 10
Moisturizing
9.1 Humectancy icon Humectancy
0.6 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

Quite moisturizing. Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels has a moisturizing rating of 4.8 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive?

Significantly more humectant. It has a very high Humectancy of 9.1 out of 10 and a low Occlusivity of 0.6 out of 10.

What else is good about it?

 Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Neck Gels is rich in antioxidants. One of the many benefits of antioxidant ingredients is that they are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
70
7.5
5
3
2.5
2
1.5
1.3
1
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 9.1 10 9.1
7.5
1.3
0.3
Occlusivity All occlusives 1.2 20 0.6
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
Moisturizing rating 4.8
All humectants
9.1
Glycerin
7.5
Niacinamide
1.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
1.2
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
4.8
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All occlusives 1.2 20 0.6
All occlusives
1.2
Rubus Chamaemorus Seed Oil
0.3
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
0.3
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
7.5
1.3
0.3
All humectants 9.1 10 9.1
All humectants
9.1
Glycerin
7.5
Niacinamide
1.3
Butylene Glycol
0.3
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
1.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
All antioxidants 3.1 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
3.1
Niacinamide
1.3
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
0.3
Buddleja Davidii Extract
0.3
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract
0.3
Panax Ginseng Root Extract
0.3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract
0.3
Tocopherol
0.3
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Water
Est. %70
Function
Origin
The most used ingredient in skincare. Its concentration defines the product texture: rich creams may have about 50% of water while a light jelly about 90%. Water doesn’t moisturize the skin by itself and is used in skincare as a solvent for other ingredients.
Glycerin
Est. %7.5
Function
Origin
The most popular moisturizing ingredient in the world. It is a powerful humectant – cheap yet very effective. Glycerin also has soothing and anti-irritant properties and is considered to be very safe for use.
Dipropylene Glycol
Est. %5
Function
Origin
A clear, colorless liquid that has several uses. One of its main functions is as a solvent. Dipropylene glycol is also used to reduce the thickness of skincare products.
Agar
Est. %3
Function
Origin
A multifunctional jelly derived from red algae that can thicken water-based products.
Polyacrylic Acid
Est. %2.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Sodium Polyacrylate
Est. %2
Function
Origin
This white powder is primarily used as a viscosity controlling agent. It is added to the water phase, which then thickens to form a clear gel. Sodium polyacrylate can also serve as an emollient, absorbent, and emulsion stabilizer.
Angelica Archangelica Root Water
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Niacinamide
Est. %1.3
Function
Origin
Also known as vitamin B3, this ingredient is a true superstar with confirmed moisturizing, anti-acne, and antioxidant benefits. Several studies have testified to the anti-wrinkle benefits of niacinamide and its ability to reduce hyperpigmentation.
Adenosine
Est. %1
Function
Origin
A skin-identical ingredient that is a key molecule in the life of all living cells responsible for energy transportation, signaling, enzyme activity, and much more. In skincare, Adenosine has been found to be an effective anti-wrinkle ingredient.
Aluminum Glycinate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Cellulose Gum
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A polymer that is derived from its namesake, cellulose, which is plant-based. It has many formula-helper benefits, including thickening and product stabilization.
Citric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A gently exfoliating AHA that helps to remove the top layer of dead skin cells. In comparison to other AHAs, citric acid has been shown to be one of the least effective. It is also very commonly used as a stabilizing and pH-controlling agent.
Disodium EDTA
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A synthetic chelator that helps to maintain the look and smell of a product by 'locking up' troublesome metal ions.
Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An abrasive rice extract rich in various emollient fatty acids, amino acids, and vitamin E.
Perfluorodecalin
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A liquid fluorocarbon used to dissolve gasses (oxygen in particular).
Phenoxyethanol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
The most frequently used preservative in skincare. It is a clear, oil-like liquid synthetic substance that protects products from harmful bacteria and yeast, whilst still leaving skin microflora unharmed. It is confirmed by research to be harmless.
Polysorbate 80
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A non-ionic surfactant, which means that it contains no chemical charges. It can be used as a mild cleansing agent in skin cleansing products but is more commonly used for its emulsifying abilities.
Potassium Sorbate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative widely used in food and personal care products, available from natural sources or synthetically produced. Potassium sorbate works by inhibiting the growth of yeasts, molds, and some bacteria.
Sodium Benzoate
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A preservative that usually works in combination with other preservatives. It has to be at low pH (<5.5) to be effective.
Tartaric Acid
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A less used AHA. It is mostly used as a pH adjusting ingredient and its effects on the skin are yet to be researched. Its derivatives are used in a similar manner to barrier-repairing ceramides.
Anemarrhena Asphodeloides Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Buddleja Davidii Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An extract of summer lilac with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds such as iridoids, various terpenes, flavonoids, and phenolic acids. More research is needed in order to evaluate its functions.
Chenopodium Quinoa Seed Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from quinoa seeds, the extract contains various emollient phytochemicals such as phytosterols, saponins, proteins, and amino acids.
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
An antioxidant extract derived from carrots. It is a rich source of the orange-colored beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A). Carrot root extract is often added to skincare products that are aimed at providing a better suntan.
Panax Ginseng Root Extract
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Derived from the roots of the Korean Ginseng, this extract contains a mixture of antioxidant and soothing ginsenosides which are proven to reduce inflammation and treat eczema. The root is a major part of Chinese traditional medicine.
Oxycoccus Palustris Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
Description is coming soon
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
Est. %0.3
Function